Flint Hills Resources Helps Dakota County Purchase Car Fire Simulator

December 7, 2017

Fire departments in Dakota County have a new training simulator for car fires. The simulator “cost $50,000, which was provided as a gift from Flint Hills Resources, the owners of the Pine Bend Refinery in Rosemount.” Ed Steele, the fire chief at the refinery, said, “When we heard about the need for a safe and environmentally responsible way for firefighters to practice putting out car fires, we knew just what to do. We are proud of our longstanding partnership with our neighboring fire departments, and are excited about what this simulator means for the safety of our community.”